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Basic Semiconductor Devices Course

Semiconductor devices are the fundamental building blocks of VLSI circuits. A good understanding of semiconductor devices such as PN Junction diodes, Light Emitting Diodes (LED), Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT) , Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs ) and critical to engineers working in the semiconductor industry. This course aims to provide the basic knowledge of semiconductor devices and how they work.

Topics include:

  • PN Junction Diode Characteristics and Applications
  • Light Emitting Diode (LED)
  • BJT Characteristics and Applicatoins
  • MOSFET Characteristics and Applications
  • Device Fabrication 


All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tertiary Courses after achieved at least 75% attendance.

Funding and Grant Applications

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For Singaporeans: SkillsFuture Credit

For Company: WSG Absentee Payroll

Course Code: CRS-N-0044443

Course Booking

$298.00 (GST-exclusive)

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Course Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

Training Grant and Subsidy

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory

Course Details

Module 1 Introduction to Semiconductor

  • What are Semiconductors
  • Band Theory
  • Doping

Module 2 Diode

  • What is a Diode 
  • IV Characteristics
  • How Diode Work?
  • Applications of Diode
  • Special Diodes

Module 3: Bipolar Junction Transistors

  • What is a Transistor
  • How a Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) Work?
  • IV Characteristics
  • Applications of BJT

Module 4: Field Effect Transistors

  • What is Field Effect Transistor (FET)?
  • How FET Works?
  • IV Characteristics
  • Applications of MOSFET

Module 5: Memory Devices

  • What are Memory Devices
  • Types of Memory Devices
  • How Memory Devices Work

Module 6: Device Reliability

  • Hot Carrier Degradation
  • Time Dependent Dielectric Breakdown
  • Electromigration

Module 7: Device Fabrication

  • Integrated Circuit
  • Moore Law
  • IC Fabrication Steps
  • Layout
  • Design Rules
  • Design to Fabout Flow

Who Should Attend

Process Engineers, Test Engineers, Yield Engineers




Chief Trainer in Tertiary CoursesDr. Alfred Ang is the founder of Tertiary Courses. He is a serial entrepreneur. He founded OSWeb2Design Singapore Pte Ltd in 2007 offering web development, e-commerce store development, graphics design, ebook publishing, mobile apps development, and digital marketing services. He established the first online gardening store in Singapore, Eco City Hydroponics Pte Ltd in 2000, offering a wide range of gardening products such as seeds, plant nutrients, hydroponics kits etc. Eco City Hydroponics has become the most popular and successful gardening store in Singapore. He founded Tertiary Infotech Pte Ltd in 2012 and transformed the business to a training platform, Tertiary Courses in 2014. Tertiary Courses offers a wide range of SkillsFuture courses for PMETs to upgrade their skills and knowledge. He also established Tertiary Courses Malaysia in 2016. He also founded Tertiary Robotics in 2015 offering Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Microbit and Robotics products

Dr. Alfred Ang earned his Ph.D. from National University of Singapore in 2000, majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He also completed an online MBA course with U21 Global based in Australia. He obtained his B.Sc (Hons) from National University of Singapore in 1992, majoring in Physics. He topped his Physics cohort for 3 consecutive years and funded his degree study with Book price, awards and tuition. He has worked in Defence, Electronics and Semiconductor Industries. His current interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics and Programming.

Dr. Alfred Ang was Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) and Senior Member of IEEE. He has published more than 20 peer reviewed papers and co-inventors for more than 20 inventions.

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